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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    These end-of-the-world fashions come and go with leftists always always front and center to 'Save the Planet' when they can't even save their neighborhoods, and often their own homes. But 'saving the planet' makes them feel better about themselves and they really don't have to do much else but sit in front of their computers. There'll be another 'crisis' soon enough and the Al Gore types may already preparing for it now.

    Sure its tiresome, but this has been going on for centuries. It's the modern media that gives them the larger platform and presence and their idiocies are more easily, and constantly, replayed. They certainly fall under the category of gullible, poorly informed wusses.
    Too many so-called "Liberals" and "Progressives" are primarily concerned with defending, promoting, and censoring the truth to protect the Democrat Party than they are with reporting facts about war casualties, bad Presidential policies, and lack of accountability.
    Too many "Liberal" blogs are funded by the Govmnt/Corporate war profiteers.

    Now that Amy Goodman and John Stewart catapulted the propaganda to intervene in Libya and mouth the govmnt lies on Iran and Syria, I'm not sure there is a Liberal media anymore outside the Blogs.

    Stewarts/Colberts guests - the CFR guys always pushing new wars for the Military Insutrial Complex, like the Clintons, John Kerry, or authors like: Tom Friedman, Condoleezza Rice, Dan Rather, James Zogby, Bill Moyers, Jim Lehrer, Paul Krugman, Angelina Jolie, Katrina vanden Heuvel,editor of The Nation, Joe Biden, Peter Bergen of CNN, etc.

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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    You and Bolling don't actually know anything about cultural and social changes in the US over the last few hundred years, do you?

    You're just assuming you know something - and by gosh - determined to use something like removing religious symbols from public schools and firing an abusive cad with no sense of self control or sportsmanship as an example of said false assumption.
    Quality counterargument

    Instead of your little "you don't know anything" attack, why not post something with substance to argue why the social changes aren't heading towards a bunch of lazy and entitlement-minded (plus a few more adjectives) wussies?
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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by Kane View Post
    Too many so-called "Liberals" and "Progressives" are primarily concerned with defending, promoting, and censoring the truth to protect the Democrat Party than they are with reporting facts about war casualties, bad Presidential policies, and lack of accountability.
    Too many "Liberal" blogs are funded by the Govmnt/Corporate war profiteers.

    Now that Amy Goodman and John Stewart catapulted the propaganda to intervene in Libya and mouth the govmnt lies on Iran and Syria, I'm not sure there is a Liberal media anymore outside the Blogs.

    Stewarts/Colberts guests - the CFR guys always pushing new wars for the Military Insutrial Complex, like the Clintons, John Kerry, or authors like: Tom Friedman, Condoleezza Rice, Dan Rather, James Zogby, Bill Moyers, Jim Lehrer, Paul Krugman, Angelina Jolie, Katrina vanden Heuvel,editor of The Nation, Joe Biden, Peter Bergen of CNN, etc.

    I don't agree with your quasi-conspiracy theories (Bush was too inept to pull off anything involving complexity), but I do agree that the progressive media doesn't get it. It spends it's time rebutting the absurd factual claims of the rightwingnoise machine, rather than understanding that the RNM doesn't make factual claims, it just propagates memes. Rather than validating the tea party types by taking their claims seriously, as if they had any merit, progressives should use RNM techniques and just point out how the meme works and why delegitimize conservatives for their use of them.

    Politics is a battle of narrratives not of facts. The facts are and always have been on the side of progressives. The problem is conservatives don't make factual arguments, they tell little stories. Progressives need to delegitimize the stories, not engage them as if they had any merit.

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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by Mathematician View Post
    Quality counterargument

    Instead of your little "you don't know anything" attack, why not post something with substance to argue why the social changes aren't heading towards a bunch of lazy and entitlement-minded (plus a few more adjectives) wussies?
    I've actually discussed - in depth, ad nauseum - the social changes and such of America. Everything from welfare to healthcare, marriage to education.

    I don't see the point in repeating the same discussions and debate with someone who agrees with Bollinger's mindless rant.
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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Instead, I just read some sniveling bull regarding religious displays and the firing of an ass.

    Maybe that's an example of the wussification of America: People who pick the LITTLE THINGS to gripe about whilst the bigger, more important issues, go entirely ignored.
    That's an interesting and, I think, astute observation AS. When I see these chest thumping, hair-on-fire headlines, it's just so much whining, mewling noise, and I have to think, "Really, this is what you choose have your undies in a twist over?".
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    Re: Wussification of America

    The "progressive" Liberal wuss-fest continued on Thom Hartman today, who was content to have a guest on who reiterated news lies about Obamas war policy in Syria. She said the govmnt was considering military assisatnce to the rebels. Well, if you believe the NYT, WaHoPo, Global Research, BlacklistedNews.com,LandDestroyer blog, James Petras, the Asia Times or any number of accredited historians, professors and authors, Obama/CIA military aide to the Al Queda terrorists/FSA has already been happening for two years, aside from the sanctions on Syria, logisitics and training by US special forces inside the country, drone survelliance, and the Israeli bombings which some analysts insist would not have been done without US approval. So why is the highly repected and gifted author and media host, Thom Hartman still lying about Syria on his show?
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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by Mathematician View Post
    I agree with Bolling's point yesterday
    about Americans becoming wussies and political correctness being a major source.

    There's the sense of entitlement since we don't let kid's experience failure nowadays. That includes things from not letting kids fail at school when their results are insufficient to handing out participation trophies. Some schools are even banning sporting activities to prevent anyone from feeling like a loser.

    We surrender to just about any complaint, rather that seeing if any of the responsibility falls on the complainant. For example, schools are removing a cross or picture of Jesus if one or two people complain, even if a hundred want it there. Someone needs to speak up and tell them to ignore it if they don't like it.

    You might say "the older generation always says the younger is worse." However, the upward trends for the numbers in divorce, kids born out of wedlock, government handouts, obesity, average age people live with parents until, etc. speak for themselves.

    What will it take to get society to acknowledge these mistakes and fix them? Feel free to add more.

    Eric Bolling: Mike Rice Firing Symbol Of 'The Wussification Of American Men' (VIDEO)
    It sounds more like a strawman trying to explain why the GOP isn't the ruling party anymore. Eventually the dems will be too corrupted to maintain popularity.

    But the GOP will still need to be a little more open minded on gay rights and religious freedom down the road.

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    Re: Wussification of America

    Sort of in line with what others have said, I think the "wussification" is because people are too hooked on the media, and news has become merged with entertainment. Anyone else notice how it's common place in movies now to see real CNN or Fox news anchors having cameos? That should really tell you a lot about what has become of the function of news networks in upholding democratic consciousness.

    I grow tired of constantly hearing these "gotcha" stories that do nothing but feed partisanism, or serve as nothing more than a distraction from the real harm facing the nation. The more I hear about this crap, the more stupid I fear we are becoming.

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    Re: Wussification of America

    Quote Originally Posted by SheWolf View Post
    It sounds more like a strawman trying to explain why the GOP isn't the ruling party anymore. Eventually the dems will be too corrupted to maintain popularity.

    But the GOP will still need to be a little more open minded on gay rights and religious freedom down the road.
    If you think it's a strawman then let's hear your explanation for all the negative statistics I mentioned. The Obama administration is leading by example in not taking responsibility and pointing fingers.

    Please clarify what you mean about religious freedom. I'll remind all that it's freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
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    Re: Wussification of America

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